Fraser Valley Updates - July 2017

July 10 2017

Fraser Valley East U18 Boys Claim Gold at PRC's

by Doug Primrose
posted July 10 2017

The Fraser Valley East U18 squad went undefeated at the PRC's winning the gold medal.

The team beat Thompson Okanagan and Vancouver Island U17 on day one. In the game versus the Island, Flyhalf Teo Degianni scored a couple quick trys but then went out with injury. The U17 Tide battled back but the Valley were able to hang on with some hard runs from Ryan Renkers and tries from Connor Byron and Braeden Verleur.

On day two they defeated Vancouver North and Vancouver South in a couple of hard fought physical battles in the hot sun.

This led to a semi final match up against Fraser Valley Central which Valley won 29-14 in a back and forth game. In the final they faced rival Vancouver Island U18. It was a good defensive battle for the first part of the game but Valley final were able to break through and score in the corner when lock Lashawn Berg was able to dive over the line. Flanker Ryan Sharpe was able to add to the lead when he scooped up a loose ball and ran 30 meters in for the try. The final try came when flyhalf Teo Degianni, in his first game back after injury on day one, rambled down the sideline to score in the corner. The Tide added a try at the end of the game to make the final score 15-5.

Here is a list of the Fraser valley East team and the school they attend:

1. Ryan Renkers - Marriott
2. Austin Zimmer - Yale
3. Daelen Livingstone - Yale
4. Lashawn Berg - Bateman
5. Josh Radons - Yale
6. Brock McCartney - Bateman
7. Ryan Sharpe - Abby Sr
8. Mac James - Yale
9. Carter Miller - Shawnigan
10. Teo Degianni - Yale
11. Keifer Bernier - Yale
12. Connor Byron - Yale
13. Braeden Verleur - Bateman
14. Josh Lagunes - Batemen
15. Owen Parker - Abby Sr
16. Joey Meier - Yale
17. Ben Challis - GW Graham
18. Justin Jackson - Yale
19. Marc Reeves - Sardis
20. Diego Zuniga - Yale
21. Balraj Mangat - Mouat
22. Hector Garza-Solis - Yale

Doug Primrose - Coach
Matt Vaney - Coach

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